Events in Perugia
Perugia hosts various events throughout the year. To help you better organize your stay in Umbria we have selected a few among the most interesting and fascinating events that take place in Perugia and in Umbria. There is an events for mostly anyone: young people looking for prime and esclusive events, family-oriented happenings, artistically & prominent gatherings for the art and music connoisseurs and many more you could ever think of. Here’s a brief presentation of some of the most important events in the city of Perugia.
Umbria Jazz Festival
Every year, during the month of July (for a period of time of almost 2 weeks), the city of Perugia is populated by jazz musicians that, by playing without interruption in the very heart of the historical center of Perugia, animate all streets & squares with their divine notes. The event, which is largely appreciated at an international level, gives the city of Perugia a magical atmosphere which attracts so many from all over the World. Highly recommended. www.umbriajazz.com
Usually takes place mid-October. Eurochocolate is Perugia’s world-famous chocolate festival. 10 days during which a great number of exhibition & events are ringed one after another for the pleasure and ultimate fun of all chocolate lovers. The beautiful scenery in which it sets (the very heart of Perugia’s historical center) is but a plus of this delicious and exquisite event. If you wish to read more about the events and its past edition visit the website www.eurochocolate.com
International Journalism Festival
Usually held at the end of April. An annual series of workshops and conferences that analyzes the World of Journalism worldwide, and its hottest topics. The best part of the festival are the number of important spokespersons that are invited and hold conferences. Keep your eye on the next edition, you will not be let down, we promise. Have a look at the International Journalism Festival officiale website www.festivaldelgiornalismo.com.
Each of these events has allowed Perugia to become a popular destination throughout the year. During summertime Umbria is enlivened by a plethora of small, yet intriguing, events: it will be our pleasure to point them out and let you know more about them as you arrive at the hotel. In this regard, if you wish to find more about them prior to your arrival we suggest you start following our blog Lovely Umbria and its special section Umbria Mon Amour that collects a series of interesting articles on the most exciting ongoing and upcoming events in Perugia and Umbria.
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